"Hong Kong simply has everything for a world congress, not only top-notch venues, but also stunning cityscape and breathtaking landscapes from mountains to the sea.”
Mr. Argenis Angulo
Travellers are welcome to visit Hong Kong without quarantine! After arrival, travellers can freely enter restaurants, attractions, performance and exhibition venues, etc. Learn more here >
Cannabidiol (CBD) will be classified as a dangerous drug in Hong Kong from 1 February 2023. Products containing CBD will be prohibited under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, and offenders will be subject to a maximum penalty of imprisonment and a fine. Learn more here >
Hong Kong welcomed an incentive group of Thailand’s top beauty brand IB Skincare from 25 to 28 November. It is the first of a steady stream of overseas incentive groups that the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) anticipates to return to the city following further relaxation of social measures for inbound travel since mid-November.
RISE, one of the world’s most influential tech events, will return to Hong Kong as an in-person event in March 2024 at AsiaWorld-Expo. This highlights Hong Kong’s leading position in innovation and technology, as well as its status as The World’s Meeting Place where business events can tap tremendous opportunities in the region.
Hong Kong played host to the 2022 Junior Chamber International (JCI) World Congress, held from 31 October to 4 November 2022 and attended onsite and online by more than 4,000 local and global future-generation leaders for inspirational knowledge exchange and insightful sharing of business best practices.
Four of the world’s leading flagship trade shows – Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong (JGW), Jewellery & Gem ASIA Hong Kong (JGA), Cosmoprof Asia, and ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA – are returning to Hong Kong in 2023. This is in addition to the recent success of the HKTB in attracting over 30 major B2B conventions in the next few years. In total, these events are expected to draw over 300,000 participants.